A charity established by men committed to positive social change through personal development and community building. The organisation was born out of concern at the continuing escalation of self-destructive and anti-social behaviour among young men from every section of society, together with the realisation that any meaningful and sustainable solution entails the reclamation of shared local responsibility. We work in partnership with community leaders, local authorities, educationalists, health professionals and all service providers who are seeking an effective way to engage and marshal the energy of male youth.
Provide caring services for communities and vulnerable people in Brighton & Hove so they can have more independence and control over their lives. The service works in partnership with health organisations, the police, private and voluntary agencies.
Support adults with Asperger Syndrome or High Functioning Autism and their parents, partners or carers by providing advice, information, resources, education, social inclusion, volunteering opportunities and support to improve wellbeing and reduce isolation.
Threshold provides support to women with a wide range of issues, including anxiety, depression, self-harm, post-traumatic stress, chronic low self-esteem, suicidal thoughts, parenting issues, birth trauma and perinatal depression.
Uses education in a supportive learning environment to help people with mental health challenges become experts in their own self-care and recovery. Courses are co-produced and co-delivered by people with lived experience of mental health challenges and people who have gained experience through training or work. They range from one-day workshops to eight week courses, on subjects including ‘Managing Depression’, ‘Work and Wellbeing’, ‘Returning to Learning’ and 'Wellbeing in the Wild for Men'.
Provides support for vulnerable people in the local community, aiming to improve and maintain well-being through the use of nature-based and horticultural therapies, mindfulness and practical activities.
If you're young and worried you might be homeless - the Centrepoint Helpline is here for you. We offer advice to anyone in England aged 16-25. We also offer advice to people worried about a young person they know. Call us free on 0808 800 0661 (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm) or contact us online and we'll get back to you.
For family and friends of people with mental health difficulties. Do you support someone with a mental health difficulty? If so we can offer you 1-2-1 support appointments. We run action/social groups and offer training/workshops/events/speakers. Located in the The Vallance Centre, Unit 2.
Provides short-term, flexible support for people with mental health challenges in Brighton and Hove, supporting you to find out about, and access, activities in your local community that you're interested in.
Wednesday mornings at Community Base. First timers, get there for 10am for a one to one chat to see if group is suitable. The group session then starts from 11am. You have to attend regularly. Also available in Lewes and Eastbourne, call 01323 642942.
The Grow Project have been running courses for over 5 years, welcoming people from all over Sussex to get outdoors, reconnect with nature and improve their wellbeing. Actual programme/courses are located at Saddlescombe Farm, Saddlescombe Road (near Brighton), BN45 7DE. Contact Julie on 07504 217445 or Jo on 07557 501557.
Brighton & Hove LGBT Switchboard was established in 1975 and is here to listen to, inform and support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Brighton & Hove and beyond. Originally a helpline, we now offer much more.
Provides support to adults with Personality Disorders. The service is a 3 way partnership between Sussex Oakleaf, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust and Brighton and Hove Mind. The service is open 7 days a week providing daily groups and activities to help members manage their symptoms and learn ways of coping with their emotional intensity. Individual support is also offered through key working sessions. The Lighthouse Recovery Support Service is a professional referral only service with referrals usually being made via Care Coordinators within Community Mental Health Teams.
Located in the East Brighton Community Mental Health Centre. A Specialist service for people with mental health problems who are homeless or insecurely housed. Offers specialist advice and treatment and support on a range of issues and links people into services they would otherwise have difficulty accessing. Referral required.
Located in the East Brighton Community Mental Health Centre. Mental health services for adults (18-65 years) are provided by staff with specialist skills from both health (NHS) and social care. The Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is a partnership of the Children and Young People’s Trust and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. It offers a range of mental health services for younger people.
Mind in Brighton and Hove works to promote good mental health in our city and across Sussex. It seeks to empower people to lead a full life as part of their local community. We were founded in 1967 and since then have developed into a significant provider of mental health services in our City and across Sussex. Mind in Brighton and Hove is affiliated to National Mind, and works with other local services and statutory partners.
We provide advice, information, advocacy, a peer support group programme, peer mentoring, one-to-one online support and a food & allotment project. Please do contact us with any enquiries about any aspect of mental health, we can help you find the support you need.
If something's troubling you, get in touch on 01273 772277 (local call charges apply). National telephone: 116 123 (this number is free to call). Usual hours open to receive callers at the door at our centre in Dubarry House in Hove: Daily 10am-10pm.
Survivors' Network is a Brighton based charity that supports people who have experienced sexual violence and abuse. Founded back in 1990, our aim is to provide relevant, confidential and safe services to all people aged 14+ who have experienced any form of sexual violence including rape and childhood sexual abuse.
The SOS service provides short term emotional support, information and advocacy to people who have thought of, made attempt or have been bereaved by suicide. We provide both one to one and group peer support groups throughout the year.
Synergy Creative Community is a mental health peer-led community organisation based in Brighton. We take a creative approach to well-being and mental health by running weekly sessions of art, music, creative writing, cookery and mindfulness meditation. Synergy has become a space to connect with others and share experiences. Our projects are where we love getting creative every Tuesday 11am-4.00pm throughout the year at West Hill Community Hall, Seven Dials. Our creative drop-in session has a feast of activities for all the senses, including a delicious healthy lunch from 1pm.
The Portal helps you to find advice and support in Brighton & Hove and East Sussex. A partnership of leading Sussex Domestic and Sexual abuse charities. Sexual Abuse Charities with a combined experience and sexual abuse and violence.